UNC Charlotte alumna Brenda Tindal, who is Levine Museum of the New South staff historian, sees history as a way to build community, while deepening our understanding of the past’s persistent influence.
Beneath the surface of the sea exists a vast world that UNC Charlotte student researcher Tyler Carrier explores through research at the intersection of evolutionary ecology, oceanography, and microbiology.
Alisha moved from Goldsboro, NC to Charlotte to transform. “Everyone wanted me to stay close to home, but I saw myself becoming more.” After two campus visits, UNC Charlotte felt right. She found new people and experiences.
Researchers from UNC Charlotte’s Fire Safety Engineering Technology program and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) are burning building materials and wildland vegetation to study wind-driven wildfire embers to understand the risks involved when embers from wildfires spread.
Jefferson Ellinger, Associate Professor of Architecture
As a School of Architecture associate professor, Jefferson Ellinger specializes in sustainable design technique. He asks students to think about architecture and buildings in a way that will hopefully advancing the discipline.
The innovative “housing-first” approach to homelessness starts with a stable place to live and then assists with other problems. Lori Thomas’ research proves this approach to homelessness is working in Mecklenburg County.
“Cancer is 200 different diseases, so no one person will eradicate them all,” says Dr. Mukherjee. “However, several faculty researchers each focused on one disease can attack cancer by working together.”
Tracy Rock, Associate Professor of Reading and Elementary Education
Tracy Rock wanted to teach but wasn’t sure that studying education would work for her financially. Then she was accepted into the first class of NC Teaching Fellows, with a scholarship, allowing her to attend UNC Charlotte.
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